Parish Newsletter – 10th December 2017

10th DECEMBER, 2017
TEL NOS. MILLSTREET 029-70043/MOBILE 087-7752948
10.00A.M.-1.00P.M. & 2.00P.M.-5.00P.M.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:

RECENT DEATHS: Kit Cotter, Mill Lane & England; Jerry O’Connell, Essex & Lissaniska.

Saturday 9th December:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Margaret Reen, Main Street
Sunday 10th December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Pat, Margaret & Dan O’Connor, Ballydaly Lower
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Jerome, Rita & Nicholas O’Connell, Lissaniska & the recently deceased Jerry O’Connell, Essex
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Lily & John Moore, Liscreagh

ANNIVERSARIES: Bobby Cronin, The Rectory; John “Sing” O’Sullivan & Bina Singleton, Mill View; Donal Linehan, Main Street; Con, Hannah & John Buckley, Mushera & Church Street; Nora Murphy, Killarney Road; Maurice Fitzgerald, Cloghoulamore; Hugh & Catherine Kelleher, Cloghoulabeg; Angela Cronin, Willow Brook; Jack Murphy, Cahirdowney; John & Kathy Dennehy, Curragh; Paddy & Julia Buckley, Carrigacooleen; Con Buckley, Dooneen; Johnny Murphy, Ballydaly Lower; Timmy Keane, Coolikerane; Tony Veart, Ahane; Brian O’Dee, Carrigaline & London. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 16th December:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Denis, Mary & Tom Cronin, Coolinarne

Sunday 17th December:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Denis & Katty Kiely, Ballydaly

Cullen 10.15a.m. Jerry O’Leary, Mologhroe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John Kelleher, Station Road


Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.

Mass on Monday for Denis & Kitty O’Sullivan, Rathduane at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Noel Hartnett, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass for Mary Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.

Rotas for Next Weekend 16th/17th December







6.30 p.m.

Maria Kelleher

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Michael Cashman


9.00 a.m.

Dan O’Riordan

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Gillian McCarthy

Group C

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (17th): Billy O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for William O’Brien, Nohovaldaly

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m. All are welcome. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church. The box will be then placed on the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them.

LEGION OF MARY: Meeting on Tuesday night in The Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for First Holy Communion children & parents is taking place next weekend during Vigil Mass in Millstreet next Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th in Cullen at 10.15a.m


Our Christmas Penitential Service will take place in Millstreet Church on Tuesday 19th December. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the Church from 7.30 – 8.30p.m. Visiting Priests will be available for Confessions

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL: TY Drama presents “Many Happy Returns” by Bernard Farrell in Millstreet community school at 8.00p.m. on Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th December. Adults €8 & children €5.

  • BAKE SALE in Parish centre on next Saturday night 16th December after 6.30p.m. Mass. This is a fund raiser for two 5th year student helpers going to Lourdes at Easter 2018 with IHCPT

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY TEXT ALERT SERVICE FOR 2018: Application forms available from Wordsworth Bookshop. Closing date for renewal is 16th December.

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE will meet in the Canon O’Donovan Centre on next Friday night 15th at 8.15p.m. Guest presenter: Tim Murphy, Boherbue. All welcome.

  • RECITAL OF ROSARY on Tuesday 12th December in Aubane Community Centre at 8.00p.m.

  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of Millstreet Town Park will take place on Friday 26th January, 2018 at 8.00p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre. This will be preceded by Mass at 7.30p.m. in Millstreet church for deceased members of the Town Park Committee.

  • THANK YOU to all who supported the “Pop-Up Shop” last weekend. Due to your great generosity €3,300 was raised for pancreatic cancer research. Go raibh mile maith agaibh.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION wishes to thank everyone who helped in any way to the success of their annual Mass & Christmas Party last weekend. Annual sponsored weigh-in commences on Monday 8th January.

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